From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”: what this means for an organisation


Work is changing, and as a consequence Jacob Morgan believes that one of the principles of the future employee (see infographic to the left) will be the shift from being a “knowledge worker” to being a “learning worker”. ‘Knowledge is a commodity, to be the smartest person in the room all you need is a smartphone. What […]

The best of April 2015


Here is my selection of the must-read posts from April 2015. I have chosen these resources from over 50 I shared on Twitter last month – and I have included a short quote to give you a taster of why I chose each one. [Note: If you are not on Twitter you can subscribe here to get email notifications of the […]

“Are Search and Social ousting L&D?”


Although the Learning and Workplace Survey is still open, the results of 3,500 people* who rated the importance (value/usefulness) of 10 different ways of learning in the workplace are shown below –  ranked by their combined Very Important + Essential scores with the red shaded areas and red figures highlighting where the most responses have been received. Rank Results of […]

L&D as Agents of Change


In my Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) framework I provide a broader definition of workplace learning;  one that encompasses all learning experiences that take place in the organisation – not just those that are organised and managed by L&D – but ones that happen as a result of individuals and teams working together on a daily basis. By […]